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Alabama startup lands $100K investment from Google

Smart Alto has received $100,000 as part of the Google for Startups Black Founders Fund

Altaworx chosen Small Business of the Year for Mobile area

Altaworx LLC, a voice-over-internet-protocol telephone systems provider, has been named Small Business of the Year by the Mobile Chamber.

TaxxWiz, Ride Resorts win Alabama Launchpad’s latest competition

TaxxWiz and Ride Resorts came away the two big winners at Alabama Launchpad’s Cycle 2 2022 finale in Huntsville this week. TaxxWiz, a tax-preparing service,...

Guest Column: What your revenue isn’t saying about business health

Volume, revenue or sales activity alone are not indicators of true business health. Key performance indicators add context to your business story.

New grant program could mean $250,000 for small tech businesses

The Alabama Innovation Corp. is now taking applications for the Innovate Alabama Supplemental Grant Program

Alabama Launchpad selects finalists for Cycle 2

Alabama Launchpad has selected 11 finalists to compete in Cycle 2 for a combined $75,000 on August 30, in Huntsville.

Birmingham’s Astound Research receives $1 million seed funding from Nashville investors

Two Nashville investors with Alabama roots have funded a $1 million seed round for Birmingham-based Astound Research. Mark Two Ventures, a venture studio founded by...

Birmingham group awards grants to women-owned businesses, scholarships

The Birmingham chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier International has awarded $33,000 in scholarships and grants, including $15,000 to three women-owned businesses. The grants went to...

Lacey Reinoehl new executive director at Urban Engine

Urban Engine, a Huntsville nonprofit accelerator for STEAM-focused innovation and entrepreneurship, has named Lacey Reinoehl as its incoming executive director. In addition, Urban Engine has...

Guest Column: How businesses can be hurricane ready this Small Business Week

Hurricanes pack a punch, so now is the time to prepare your small business with free tools from the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety.

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